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The Wind-Sphere Ship
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Heron of Alexandria, in the 1st Century A.D., invented a primitive steam engine he called an aeolipile, or “wind-sphere.” Persuaded by his friend Praxiteles, he used this engine to propel a ship. If his steam-ship could beat a man-rowed galley in a race, could Heron bring about the Industrial Revolution 1700 years early?
Creativity and Commonsense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In his quest to become an inventor, Abiodun had to overcome many pitfalls and learn many hard lessons. His goal with this self-help ebook is to help others skirt these pitfalls and the errors he had to learn the hard way. He shows you how to start your adventure as an inventor, what you need to know and resources you may be able to access to get your invention designed, patented, and noticed.
The Pub Letters
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Price: Free! Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Have you ever had a great idea in the pub or bar, but forgotten it by the next day? The Pub Letters is a collection of bar-room brainwaves, in the form of letters to prominent companies and individuals, and their replies. Read the pitches for Rodent Deodorant, Vegetarian Pork Scratchings, and the Pavarotti Bouncy Castle. Peter Jones of BBC TV's Dragons' Den called it "hilarious in the extreme".
(WASP) Wisconsin Advanced State Patrol
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(WASP) Wisconsin Advanced State Patrol. WASP is a separate department set up for an elite group of officers that test new items for law enforcement. Sgt John is an inventor who brings new thing to work and tests them out, as other officers bring their unique perspective to the job. At time of written this book has several new and unrealized inventions / ideas.
Thoinot et les voleurs de Leonardo
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Series: Dans l'ombre de Léonard de Vinci, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,270. Language: French. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Premier volume d'une série pour les jeunes. En 1517, Thoinot puis Nicolette son amie, vivent dans l'entourage immédiat de Leonard de Vinci. Ils se trouvent ainsi mêlés à des évènements qui risquent de mettre en péril, Leonard et son ami le Roy François 1er. Bien sûr, ils savent toujours trouver les solutions adaptées. C'est aussi l'occasion de mieux connaître Leonard. Volume illustré
Commercializing New Technologies
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Price: Free! Words: 151,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
The author tackles the issue of technology commercialization, characterizing it as a dynamic process that proceeds through five stages: imagining, incubating, demonstrating, promoting, and sustaining...
The Paperbats: Metro Saves the Day
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This is the second Paperbats book for young children, comprising 2 short stories. In the first story, Herald discovers a fire, but with no park keepers around, the Paperbats try bravely to put it out themselves. Fortunately, Metro has invented something that can help. The second story sees the twins looking for a birthday present for their dad, Herald, but getting themselves into lots of trouble
Mind Shift, The Beautiful Art of Inn - vention
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
INN Ventions are inventions that have been devised in the surroundings of a pub somewhere. There are some really good ones in this collection, one or two that make the marketplace, and even the easy formula inventors use ... ‘and’ a guaranteed way of receiving money both without working, or trying.
La Immigrata- Book One
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Price: Free! Words: 130,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Annie and her two year old daughter travel to America to join up with Joe, the love of her life. Come with her and experience the numerous trials of a 1912 Atlantic crossing, the many tests and exams that Ellis Island demands and the long three day journey by train... taking them to their new home in Utah, over 4,000 miles from her home in Italy.
La Immigrata- Book Two
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 189,420. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This book continues where La Immigrata- Book One leaves off. Continue your journey with Annie and Joe as they return to America, only to find many things have changed. How did Prohibition and the Great Depression affect our immigrant family? What tactics did they use to ensure their survival? This history is well researched and easy to read.